Representative matters include:
- Represented six financial institutions in a multi-faceted transaction that included an investment in SIMON Markets, a platform to access structured products and provide a comprehensive suite of services related to those products.
- Symantec in connection with its $4.65 billion acquisition of Blue Coat Systems and related convertible debt and syndicated bank financing transactions*
- General Motors in connection with its acquisition of Cruise Automation*
- Microsoft in connection with multiple acquisitions*
- Responsys in connection with its $1.5 billion sale to Oracle*
- Twitch Interactive investors in connection with its $1 billion sale to Amazon.com*
- Keynote Systems in connection with its $395 million sale to Thoma Bravo*
- Ray Kurzweil (renowned futurist) in connection with the sale of Patterns to Google*
- Consortium of 35 financial institutions, including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, HSBC, ING, Natixis, Barclays, UBS and Wells Fargo, in their investment in R3*
- Consortium of 15 banks, led by Goldman Sachs, that invested in Symphony Communications*
- Consortium of three financial services firms, led by J.P. Morgan, that invested in Cloud9 Technologies*
- Accel-KKR in connection with various buyouts and growth equity transactions*
- The Blackstone Group in connection with various financings*
- Goldman Sachs in connection with various M&A and financing transactions*
- CapitalG (fka Google Capital) and Google Ventures in multiple growth capital financings*
- Katerra in multiple M&A transactions*
Mr. Joachim has also represented startup companies including Symphony Communications, Daqri, Two Bit Circus, InfusionSoft and bkr.*
Mr. Joachim’s capital markets experience has included representations in connection with the IPOs of Google, Digital Theater Systems (DTS), Kinetic Concepts (KCI) and Rigel Pharmaceuticals, follow-on offerings by Rainmaker Systems, DTS and KCI, 144A offerings by Ciphergen and Mercury Systems and PIPEs for Warburg Pincus and various hedge funds.*
* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.
Mr. Joachim has served as an adjunct professor at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law where he has taught a course entitled “Mergers & Acquisitions: Law and Practice.” He also has served on the faculty of the Practising Law Institute, where he has regularly spoken on M&A topics.
Mr. Joachim served on the Board of Directors of the Palo Alto Community Fund, a philanthropic endowment that provides grants to Palo Alto-area nonprofit organizations across every area of philanthropy, including social services, housing, education, healthcare, environment, youth and family support, community development, seniors and the arts.